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Lighting the Way to Clean, Efficient Power

New nanotechnology findings from UMD have moved us significantly closer to a "holy grail" of clean energy research – the efficient, cost effective generation of clean hydrogen fuel from sunlight.
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Innovations in Virtual Reality Boosted by NSF Grant

UMD development of virtual and augmented reality technologies just got a big boost through a $600,000 research grant from the National Science Foundation.
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Brendan Iribe, Oculus CEO, Gives $31M for New UMD Computer Science Building

The largest gift in university history is set to transform computer science education at the University of Maryland.
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Largest Gift in University of Maryland History Set to Transform Computer Science Education

Today, the University announces the receipt of its largest gift ever by a single donor. It will catapult our top-15 computer science program to even greater national and international pre-eminence.
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Ecosystems of U.S. Cities Show "Urban Evolution" Patterns

Scientists say urban landscapes are more complex than they seem, and from coast to coast these ecosystems can work in surprisingly similar ways, regardless of local conditions.
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University Names Gary Williams to Senior Role

The University of Maryland today named Gary Williams to a senior role overseeing athletics fundraising and spearheading university-wide alumni outreach.